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second string

noun as in group of substitute players

adjective as in second-rate

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Example Sentences

True, she was only a second-string nominee, after Tom Daschle had to bow out because of those tax problems.

A modest salary, and the Heisman-worthy running back should make the same as the pine-riding second-string punter.

But for all the advantages Assad has handed to them, they cannot dislodge his second-string units from the city.

He took me from a second-string team and gave me a chance to make good on the Giants.

Driscolls firm for starting with a second-string line, but I dont like it.

Any second-string fellow that looks as if he was being held back?

I suppose Driscoll wants to bring him around for second-string man.

Nor was it the second-string outfit of the Moguls that would come.


On this page you'll find 258 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to second-string, such as: lesser, secondary, bottom, junior, less, and lower.

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